GANGNAM STYLE

“Gangnam Style” is a pop song by the South Korean music artist PSY. Officially, the song was released on July 15, 2012, as the cover of PSY’s sixth studio album PSY 6 (Six Rules). “Gangnam Style” debuted at number one on the Gaon Chart, the national record chart of South Korea. As of November 24, 2012, the music video has been viewed over 810 million times on Youtube, and is the site’s most watched video after surpassing Justin Bieber’s single “Baby”.

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WHAT DOES GANGNAM STYLE MEAN?

The phrase “Gangnam Style” is a Korean neologism that refers to a lifestyle associated with the “Gangnam” District of Seoul. The song mocks the rampant consumerism of that suburb. Psy, whose real name is Park Jai-sang, is no stranger to wealth as his father is chairman of a South Korean semiconductor company.

WHEN GANGNAM WENT VIRAL

Since the release of the song, “Gangnam Style” was almost universally praised for its catchy beat and PSY’s amusing dance moves in the music video and during live performances in various locations across the world such as Madison Square Garden, The Today Show, The Ellen, etc. PSY’s famous horse-riding dance also held another record on YouTube by being the most liked video ever posted with more than 5.3 million likes.

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PEOPLE GO GANGNUM ON TWITTER

Yes, Gangnum Style is trending on the twitter, and there are interesting comments coming from all parts of the world. You love it or you hate it, but if you are tweeting about it means the song is getting more viral ! We captured few interesting tweets, check them out-